Beijing workshop: IGTC policy on plant breeding innovation

Plant examination

The IGTC was represented in Beijing last week (12-13 December) at a two-day gene-editing workshop organized by the International Seed Federation (ISF) in partnership with the Chinese National Seed Association and the Chinese Seed Trade Association. The IGTC was able to participate in discussions promoting a better understanding of the current status of public and private research to facilitate dialogue on domestic and international policies. Almost 80 participants attended including government representatives from China; representatives of the Chinese and international seed sector, and public researchers from China and overseas.